One of the most common fears people deal with is dental phobia. It’s the main reason why, as some of the most advanced dentists in Brooklyn, we’ve taken every step possible to assuage our patient’s fears and provide them with a virtually painless experience. If you find yourself feeling a little jittery about your upcoming visit to the dentist, here are 5 tips that can help you relax on your way to a beautiful and healthy smile!No Need to Fear Injections: Did you know that, the pain associated with injections comes from the flow of the anesthetic, as opposed to the insertion of the needle itself. Which is why Modern Dentistry uses The Wand, a computer-controlled anesthetic distribution system that only affects the exact part of the mouth being treated and it does it with such accuracy that it is in fact painless.
- Ask About Our Comfort Menu: At Modern Dentistry, we’ve created a comfort menu featuring several amenities to make this your most relaxed dental appointment ever!
- Ask for Some Relaxing Music: Music can be a great way to settle your nerves. And we’ve got headphones available to all patients, as well as dark sunglasses to help put you at ease.
- Bring Along a fun book or watch some TV while you wait: Sometimes waiting is the hardest part! Which is why it helps to keep yourself relaxed while waiting to be seen by the doctor. Our waiting room is stocked with the latest magazines, as well a flat screen TV. Feel free to ask Anna or Vanessa at the front desk and they’ll put something on to help you relax!
- Reward Yourself: Be sure to schedule some time for yourself to relax afterwards. If you’re dealing with dental anxiety, you deserve a little treat for overcoming your fear. Think of it as an incentive for taking care of your oral health!
Often times a fear of the dentist stems from a traumatic childhood experience. But dentists today are better trained and Brooklyn’s Modern Dentistry has several tools and techniques available to minimize your anxiety! If you’re ready for a virtually pain-free experience dentists in Brooklyn who understand dental phobia, give us a call today: (718) 339-6000